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Jemille Q. Duncan has worked in government and politics since he was 14 years old. He has been quoted and featured by the Philadelphia Inquirer, 6ABC Action News, WHYY, NBC10, the Philadelphia Daily News, Chalkbeat Philadelphia, FOX29, the Philadelphia Tribune, the Chestnut Hill Local, WURD Radio and TV, and Politics PA. Jemille has worked on legislation and policy for a Pennsylvania State Senator, three Philadelphia City Councilmembers, political candidates, and nonprofit organizations. With his legislative prowess, Jemille has written over 69 pieces of legislation — dozens of which are now law.

A prolific columnist, Jemille was honored by the Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists in 2022 for his extensive work in government, politics, and journalism. In 2021, he received acclaim from the Solutions Journalism Network for an article about legislative accessibility, making him the youngest person ever recognized by the Network through their blind-reading process. He continues to pen articles in locally and internationally read media outlets like the Philadelphia Inquirer, City & State PA, the Philadelphia Citizen, Pasquines, the Philadelphia Weekly, The Bullhorn, and The Teen Magazine.

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